The Star Gold Coast's new luxury hotel, The Darling, will officially open on March 22, 2018, delivering a world-class facility to the Gold Coast.
The lavish new 17-storey hotel located at the front of the iconic Broadbeach Island property boasts 57 spacious suites ranging in size from 70 square metres to a stunning 328sqm.
Each level features just seven suites, including a luxurious northern Penthouse Suite – offering the option of third bedroom – and southern Penthouse Deluxe Suite, which offers guests the choice of a dedicated Billiard, Media or Exercise room.
The Darling will cater for the individual needs of leisure and business travellers with premium resort facilities, world-class gaming amenities and a breathtaking rooftop restaurant and bar, Nineteen at The Star.
The Star Entertainment Group Managing Director Queensland Geoff Hogg said it was an incredibly exciting time, as the team prepare to finally unveil a lavish hotel that has been three years in the making.
“The Darling positions The Star Gold Coast at the premium end of the market and ensures the Gold Coast has an even more compelling value proposition as we seek to compete on a global scale for domestic and international visitors,” “It has been designed as a stand-alone hotel with its own arrival experience. The Darling has a distinct, boutique design and eclectic feel, while boasting the unique spirit and a stunning coastal location for which the Gold Coast is already renowned".
- The Star Entertainment Group Managing Director Queensland Geoff Hogg
The Darling has been designed by internationally renowned architects, Steelman Partners. The luxurious suites were by multi-disciplinary firm DBI Design and highly-respected Australian construction company, Probuild.
You can look forward to a beautifully-designed space, with opulent finishes, rich yet calming colours and impressive-sized suites. There's artwork, high-end finishes and soothing tones to celebrate the Gold Coast's unique coastal vibe and charm.
The hotel also hosts 14 lavish suites, which include four Penthouse Suites, three Penthouse Spa Suites and seven Penthouse Deluxe Suites which feature their own private Billiard, Media or Exercise room.
The north-facing Penthouse Suites feature two king bedrooms with ocean or waterway views, with the option of an additional twin room. Each bedroom has its own dedicated bathrooms.
The 253sqm Penthouse Suite boasts an impressive living and entertaining space adorned with grand chandeliers, stunning floor to ceiling glass and an impressive 80sqm balcony revealing a spectacular 180-degree vista of the Gold Coast skyline.
The Penthouse Spa Suite is a tranquil refuge. The addition of a large deluxe spa in a beautifully appointed space is specifically designed for those wishing to relax and rejuvenate in style while taking in the coastal beauty.
The south-facing Penthouse Deluxe Suites boast an even larger floor space of 328sqm and offer two large bedrooms with bathrooms, a grand living and kitchen space and the choice of a private Billiard, Media or Exercise room. With a large custom-made table by Spinster, 2.6 metre lounge and two tall spectator chairs, three Penthouse Deluxe Suites feature the dedicated Billiard room.
A further three Penthouse Deluxe Suites boast a state-of-the-art Media room with integrated Bose surround sound, karaoke system and a six metre 10-seater lounge for the ultimate music experience. The remaining Penthouse Deluxe Suite boasts a private Exercise room with top of the range Technogym equipment to deliver the perfect blend of health and well-being.
All suites feature luxury bedding exclusive to the Star Entertainment Group, bathrooms feature high-end freestanding oval bathtubs and showers with rain, waterfall and handheld settings, a dedicated powder room and stunning floor-to-ceiling glass. State-of-the-art-in-room technology will also be available, such as Samsung Smart TVs, a fully-integrated Bose sound system, multiple USB ports, WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity and revolutionary zone control - affording guests the opportunity to customise lighting, drapery, temperature and service preferences.
The arrival to The Darling is second-to-none, featuring dramatic architecture, stunning custom-made feature artwork, grand chandeliers and breath-taking lighting, water features and check-in is tailored to the six-star guest.